Hubble Space Telescope Current Affairs, GK & News

What is a ‘Halo’ that was detected by NASA’s Hubble Telescope?

Recently NASA’s Hubble Telescope for the first time ever signalled the presence of a giant halo of gas found surrounding the Milky Way’s closest galactic neighbour – the Andromeda galaxy. Halo is nothing but a huge scattering of gas which is usually found surrounding the celestial bodies. Also known as M31, the Andromeda galaxy is ..

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ASTROSAT detected UV light from a galaxy, 9.3 billion light-years away

Pune based Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics confirmed that the AstroSat satellite has detected an extreme ultraviolet (UV) ray from a galaxy that is 9.3 billion light-years away from Earth. What is ASTROSAT? Astrosat is the first multi-wavelength space telescope launched by ISRO from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in 2015. It has a set ..

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“Feathered Spiral Galaxy” discovered by NASA Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope of NASA recently identified a feathered spiral galaxy. The galaxy is located 67 million light years away. About the Galaxy The Galaxy has a spiral pattern and feathery nature. The galaxy has been classified as flocculent or fluffy looking. The spiral arms in the galaxy indicate that it hasn’t formed any ..

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NASA Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope

NASA marked April 24th as the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch into the low earth orbit in 1990. Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the largest space telescopes and is named after American astronomer Edwin Hubble. It is a collaborative project of NASA and the European Space Agency. ..

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Hubble Space Telescope: NASA’s longest living Space Telescope celebrates 30th anniversary

On April 24, 2020, NASA celebrated its 30 years of launch of Hubble Space Telescope. It is one of the longest living Space Telescopes in the world. About Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Observatory is run in partnership with European Space Agency. The telescope has played a crucial role in the discovery of accelerating ..

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